Eduardo Acostamadiedo works as Data Officer at GMDAC's Data Science and Analytics Unit. His work focuses on migration forecasting and impact evaluation of social cohesion and awareness-raising campaigns for migrants. Within the Horizon2020 project "CrossMigration," Eduardo contributed to the GMDAC report "Assessing Immigration Scenarios for the European Union in 2030 – Relevant, Realistic and Reliable?" In this pilot study, migration experts elicited future immigration flows to the EU in 2030 according to various migration scenarios.
Eduardo worked on peace-building projects at the IOM country mission in Colombia between 2014 and 2016. He completed a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Universidad de Los Andes in 2015 and a Master of Arts in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in 2018. Eduardo is a part-time PhD student at the University of Potsdam researching the measurement of intentions to migrate via irregular routes in surveys with list experiments.